New Express-News religion section debuts Aug. 24

SA Express News logoThe San Antonio Express-News’ religion coverage is moving from Saturday’s Metro section to a new Sunday section titled Faith, beginning Aug. 24. 

The new section will provide a reflection of San Antonio’s rich and wide-ranging communities of faith of all sizes. It will reflect the city’s deep historical religious roots as well as its newest faith traditions and will include profiles, question-and-answer interviews and short features.  

Longtime Express-News religion writer Abe Levy will head up coverage, but the section will draw on the newspaper’s other talented writers as well. Story ideas are welcomed by emailing 

The section also will feature Speak Out columns from a wide cross-section of San Antonians writing about faith. Columns of a maximum of 600 words may be submitted to Levy or to

The newspaper’s weekly Religion Calendar will be included in the Sunday section and will accept submissions for local events. Faith-related events can include special services, lectures, seminars, conferences, musical presentations and fundraisers. Information can be sent by email to  Deadline for calendar submissions is 3 p.m. Tuesdays.

The section also will include articles from around the world on a variety of religious topics.   

The weekly Worship Listings will continue in the Saturday edition, and advertisers may call Mickey Urias, (210) 250-2020.

For more information and stories from the Express-News, go to or the newspaper’s premium website at

AllianceBernstein to host Operations & IT Career Fair and Open House on June 4th

AB_Corp_3If you are interested in learning more about “Career Growth Opportunities in Ops & IT,” registration is currently underway for an AllianceBernstein Career Fair & Open House on Wednesday, June 4 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Hosted by AllianceBernstein, this free informational event will be held at its offices located in the Forum office complex on Interstate Highway 10 in San Antonio. Space is limited on a first-come, first-serve basis. Pre-register online at ABCareerFair.

This session will provide an overview of global asset management from an Ops & IT perspective, insights on pursuing a career path in Ops & IT, as well as specific career opportunities in application development, database engineering, network engineering, information risk management, and other areas. Attendees will leave this informative session with contacts for current and future career opportunities. This event is designed to help professionals meet senior leaders at AllianceBernstein, ask questions and network with Ops & IT experts. Attendees are welcome to submit resumes at the event.

AllianceBernstein_flyerAllianceBernstein has been a leading global investment firm for more than 45 years and in 1998 it opened offices in the San Antonio area and developed a call center and transaction processing hub for mutual funds.  Over the past 16 years, the office has steadily grown and expanded.

Today, with hundreds of professionals working in the San Antonio office, it is an integral part of AllianceBernstein’s ongoing success and ability to support its clients across the globe.

“Most recently, Information Technology has joined AB’s San Antonio office to provide software development, infrastructure services, information security and compliance,” explained Pete Callahan, SVP and Head of AllianceBernstein Investor Services and Retail Infrastructure Services. “Our Technology & Operations department is essential to the firm’s ability to offer innovative investment options. We welcome this opportunity to tell our colleagues about what it’s like to work for a global asset management company and support the San Antonio community with career opportunities for experienced professionals and the millennial workforce.”

AllianceBernstein is a leading global investment management firm that offers high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional investors, individuals and private clients in major world markets. AllianceBernstein has a worldwide presence with offices in 44 cities in 20 countries and approximately 3,300 employees. For more information on AllianceBernstein, visit us at Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. For more information on the June 4, 2014 Career Fair & Open House, please call 212-969-2196.

It takes time to talk about Alzheimer’s disease

alz_black_stacked_notag_jpg It takes time to talk about Alzheimer’s disease. We have the time. The Alzheimer’s Association is a trusted resource for reliable information, education, referrals, and support. We help people affected by the disease to:

  • Learn about Alzheimer’s disease
  • Get information, education and support
  • Stay safe in and away from home
  • Gain access to ongoing clinical trials through TrialMatch

Help at any stage of the disease. Our caring, trained professionals have time to talk. 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) offers free service for the public for information, emotional support, help with decision making, crisis assistance, finding resources for care and making legal, financial and living arrangement decisions. The San Antonio and South Texas Chapter offers support groups, educational workshops, personal care consultations, ways to get involved including Walk to End Alzheimer’s, advocacy and much more. offers easy access to comprehensive resources and information nationwide, scientific advancements and local resources. Online tools include Alzheimer’s Navigator, ALZConnected, Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Center and Dementia and Driving Resource Center.